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Obituary for Kevin H. Coffua

Kevin Henry Coffua, 69, of Tolland, beloved husband of Sharon Maloney, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 6, 2023 at Hartford Hospital. He was born on April 26, 1954 in Quonset Point, RI, son of the late Henry and Roberta (Fitzsimmons) Coffua. He grew up on U.S. army bases throughout the U.S. and Europe, and graduated from West Warwick High School in West Warwick, RI in 1972. He was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in Oceanic Engineering, and was employed as an engineer at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford for 42 years, retiring in 2020.

He enjoyed playing sports, especially basketball, softball and golf and his favorite hobbies included cooking and working with stained glass. He was a loyal fan of the Atlanta Falcons and Braves. He enjoyed spending summer vacations in the Outer Banks, NC and business travel around the world. Above all, he was devoted to his family.

In addition to his loving wife, Kevin leaves his children Kelly (Matt) Taylor of Dallas, TX, Kari (Adam) Larson of Jacksonville, FL, Corey (Nerissa) Coffua of Stafford Springs, CT, and Rachel, Lindsey and Patrick Coffua of Tolland; his grandchildren Lacy Coolong, and Camden and Kendall Larson. He also leaves his siblings Colin Coffua of Stamford, CT, Colleen (Louis) Santilli of Wakefield, RI, Curt (Jane) Coffua of Waltham, MA, Karen (Scott) Way of Westerly, RI, mother-in-law Geraldine Maloney of Rochester, NY, brothers-in-law Brian Maloney of Rochester, NY, Geoff Maloney of Owings Mill, MD, Craig (Charlene) Maloney of Spencerport, NY, sister-in-law Pam (Jim) Cleary of Pittsford, NY, and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 12th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Tolland Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Merrow Road in Tolland. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, November 13th at 10:00AM at St. Matthew’s Church, 111 Tolland Green in Tolland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kevin’s memory to the American Heart Association. To share a memory with his family, please visit